Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 20,714 23,602 28,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.13% 14.25% 15.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.64% 14.83% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16,779 18,911 24,592
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 151,854 159,106 179,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.06% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123,225 129,179 152,485
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 8,747 £50,000 - 708
South East 0 3,610 £37,500 +1.35% 339
North of England +2 3,428 £35,000 - 371
Midlands +1 2,063 £35,000 -6.67% 251
North West +1 1,769 £37,500 +7.14% 205
East of England +2 1,582 £37,500 - 165
Yorkshire -1 1,464 £35,000 -1.41% 140
West Midlands +3 1,365 £35,000 -4.11% 161
South West -1 1,269 £35,000 -2.78% 176
East Midlands -4 697 £37,000 -1.33% 89
North East -8 196 £35,000 +2.94% 26
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5,824 (28.12%) Finance
2 5,363 (25.89%) SQL
3 4,609 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4,169 (20.13%) Microsoft
5 3,637 (17.56%) Windows
6 3,468 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2,843 (13.73%) Business Analysis
8 2,806 (13.55%) Degree
9 2,709 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
10 2,557 (12.34%) ITIL
11 2,206 (10.65%) SQL Server
12 2,188 (10.56%) Active Directory
13 2,069 (9.99%) Microsoft Office
14 1,978 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 1,946 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,683 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
17 1,557 (7.52%) Retail
18 1,552 (7.49%) QA
19 1,465 (7.07%) Project Management
20 1,440 (6.95%) Test Automation
21 1,433 (6.92%) Analytics
22 1,372 (6.62%) Scrum
23 1,322 (6.38%) SDLC
24 1,321 (6.38%) Banking
25 1,261 (6.09%) Oracle
26 1,240 (5.99%) Windows Server
27 1,203 (5.81%) User Stories
28 1,201 (5.80%) Office 365
29 1,185 (5.72%) Data Analysis
30 1,105 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 642 (3.10%) MS Exchange
2 639 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 344 (1.66%) Confluence
4 313 (1.51%) SAS
5 258 (1.25%) IIS
6 193 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 174 (0.84%) Skype for Business
8 158 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 110 (0.53%) CMS
10 88 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 82 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 77 (0.37%) JBoss
13 75 (0.36%) Apache
14 61 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 61 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 57 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 52 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 49 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
18 31 (0.15%) Apache Spark
18 31 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2,069 (9.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1,946 (9.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 555 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 494 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 193 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
6 121 (0.58%) SPSS
7 114 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 32 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.058%) Stata
10 10 (0.048%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.039%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.034%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.034%) Mingle
13 5 (0.024%) Camtasia
13 5 (0.024%) EViews
14 4 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.019%) CATIA
14 4 (0.019%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.019%) Open Workbench
15 3 (0.014%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 213 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 199 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 139 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 130 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 100 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 96 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 92 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 88 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
9 70 (0.34%) SAP SD
10 69 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
11 64 (0.31%) SAP ERP
12 60 (0.29%) SAP MM
13 57 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 52 (0.25%) SAP PP
15 45 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
16 42 (0.20%) Markit EDM
17 41 (0.20%) Magento
18 38 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
19 35 (0.17%) Elite 3E
20 34 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,201 (5.80%) Office 365
2 658 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 363 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 304 (1.47%) SaaS
5 204 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 142 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
7 91 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 90 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 63 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 60 (0.29%) IaaS
11 52 (0.25%) PaaS
12 50 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
13 42 (0.20%) G Suite
14 40 (0.19%) Slack
15 39 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 34 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 34 (0.16%) GitHub
17 33 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 31 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
19 28 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 941 (4.54%) Firewall
2 601 (2.90%) LAN
3 570 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 554 (2.67%) WAN
5 432 (2.09%) DNS
6 361 (1.74%) VPN
7 316 (1.53%) Network Security
8 284 (1.37%) Internet
9 276 (1.33%) DHCP
10 219 (1.06%) SAN
11 218 (1.05%) VoIP
12 193 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
13 161 (0.78%) Skype
14 159 (0.77%) Wireless
15 151 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
16 132 (0.64%) SMS
17 119 (0.57%) VLAN
18 115 (0.56%) SSL
19 103 (0.50%) Intranet
20 85 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,206 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 796 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 746 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
4 614 (2.96%) Power BI
5 597 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 538 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 356 (1.72%) Big Data
8 317 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
9 297 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 236 (1.14%) MySQL
11 221 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 211 (1.02%) QlikView
13 182 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
14 165 (0.80%) RDBMS
15 155 (0.75%) Oracle Database
16 153 (0.74%) Hadoop
17 140 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
18 139 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 135 (0.65%) Data Mining
20 122 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 911 (4.40%) JIRA
2 765 (3.69%) Selenium
3 304 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 267 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 261 (1.26%) WebDriver
6 216 (1.04%) Visual Studio
7 178 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 177 (0.85%) SoapUI
9 150 (0.72%) Git (software)
10 149 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 133 (0.64%) JMeter
12 90 (0.43%) LoadRunner
13 83 (0.40%) HP UFT
13 83 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 72 (0.35%) Maven
15 60 (0.29%) Subversion
16 57 (0.28%) JUnit
17 53 (0.26%) TestRail
18 52 (0.25%) Eclipse
19 50 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 5,824 (28.12%) Finance
2 1,557 (7.52%) Retail
3 1,321 (6.38%) Banking
4 860 (4.15%) Marketing
5 735 (3.55%) Legal
6 608 (2.94%) Law
7 494 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 455 (2.20%) Advertising
9 449 (2.17%) Front Office
10 434 (2.10%) Telecoms
11 423 (2.04%) Back Office
12 341 (1.65%) Investment Banking
13 250 (1.21%) Games
14 179 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 170 (0.82%) Billing
16 164 (0.79%) Publishing
17 97 (0.47%) Automotive
17 97 (0.47%) Electronics
18 88 (0.42%) Retail Banking
19 87 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 958 (4.62%) .NET
2 540 (2.61%) HTML
3 514 (2.48%) XML
4 388 (1.87%) Web Services
5 336 (1.62%) CSS
6 215 (1.04%) SOAP
7 204 (0.98%) ASP.NET
8 186 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
9 178 (0.86%) REST
10 137 (0.66%) Middleware
11 118 (0.57%) JSON
12 116 (0.56%) Gherkin
13 114 (0.55%) .NET Framework
14 95 (0.46%) AngularJS
15 92 (0.44%) jQuery
16 90 (0.43%) Mason
17 81 (0.39%) RESTful
18 68 (0.33%) EDI
19 65 (0.31%) HTML5
20 60 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,468 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
2 883 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 837 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 757 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 513 (2.48%) User Experience
6 462 (2.23%) Fintech
7 313 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 304 (1.47%) Derivative
9 288 (1.39%) Data Centre
10 258 (1.25%) Equities
11 234 (1.13%) Hedge funds
12 226 (1.09%) Fixed Income
12 226 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 190 (0.92%) Driving Licence
14 173 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
15 157 (0.76%) Data Structures
16 148 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
17 147 (0.71%) iPhone
18 145 (0.70%) Virtual Team
19 144 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3,637 (17.56%) Windows
2 1,240 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 978 (4.72%) Linux
4 972 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 816 (3.94%) Windows 10
6 700 (3.38%) Unix
7 492 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 463 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 185 (0.89%) Android
10 169 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 153 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 117 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 115 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 108 (0.52%) Mac OS X
15 102 (0.49%) Windows XP
16 72 (0.35%) Solaris
17 62 (0.30%) Mac OS
18 61 (0.29%) AIX
19 42 (0.20%) CentOS
20 18 (0.087%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,609 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2,843 (13.73%) Business Analysis
3 2,709 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
4 2,557 (12.34%) ITIL
5 1,978 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,683 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 1,465 (7.07%) Project Management
8 1,440 (6.95%) Test Automation
9 1,433 (6.92%) Analytics
10 1,372 (6.62%) Scrum
11 1,322 (6.38%) SDLC
12 1,203 (5.81%) User Stories
13 1,185 (5.72%) Data Analysis
14 1,105 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 1,071 (5.17%) Change Management
16 1,039 (5.02%) Information Security
17 1,031 (4.98%) Waterfall
18 933 (4.50%) CRM
19 836 (4.04%) Service Management
20 790 (3.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5,363 (25.89%) SQL
2 1,092 (5.27%) C#
3 1,080 (5.21%) Java
4 750 (3.62%) Python
5 696 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 678 (3.27%) JavaScript
7 555 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 481 (2.32%) VBA
9 308 (1.49%) R
10 292 (1.41%) C
11 280 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 258 (1.25%) C++
13 198 (0.96%) VB
14 183 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 183 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 141 (0.68%) Perl
16 140 (0.68%) PHP
17 97 (0.47%) VBScript
18 94 (0.45%) Ruby
19 91 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,806 (13.55%) Degree
2 663 (3.20%) ISEB
3 555 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 507 (2.45%) CISSP
5 456 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 412 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 372 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 322 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 319 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 282 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 273 (1.32%) CISM
12 248 (1.20%) CCNA
13 195 (0.94%) MCSE
14 190 (0.92%) CISA
15 172 (0.83%) MCP
16 166 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 151 (0.73%) CEH
18 134 (0.65%) SANS
19 121 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
20 119 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,552 (7.49%) QA
2 793 (3.83%) SLA
3 604 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 450 (2.17%) Data Quality
5 417 (2.01%) PMO
6 349 (1.68%) GDPR
7 251 (1.21%) PCI DSS
8 125 (0.60%) COBIT
9 97 (0.47%) MiFID
10 95 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 82 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
12 45 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 40 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 37 (0.18%) IFRS
15 32 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 30 (0.14%) EMIR
17 29 (0.14%) SEPA
18 28 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 22 (0.11%) Solvency II
20 20 (0.097%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,188 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 555 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 255 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 123 (0.59%) XenApp
5 106 (0.51%) vSphere
6 81 (0.39%) Docker
7 69 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 60 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 48 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 43 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
13 40 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 33 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 32 (0.15%) DFS Replication
16 24 (0.12%) Firmware
17 18 (0.087%) Terminal Server
18 14 (0.068%) Snort
18 14 (0.068%) XenServer
19 13 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 450 (2.17%) SCCM
2 90 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 85 (0.41%) SCOM
4 73 (0.35%) HP ALM
5 68 (0.33%) Nessus
6 57 (0.28%) QRadar
6 57 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 52 (0.25%) Control-M
8 47 (0.23%) Nagios
9 45 (0.22%) Ansible
10 44 (0.21%) Backup Exec
11 42 (0.20%) RSA Security Analytics
11 42 (0.20%) WSUS
12 38 (0.18%) AirWatch
13 37 (0.18%) Puppet
14 33 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 32 (0.15%) Perfmon
16 30 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
17 29 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
18 28 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4,169 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 1,261 (6.09%) Oracle
3 967 (4.67%) SAP
4 909 (4.39%) VMware
5 793 (3.83%) Cisco
6 719 (3.47%) Citrix
7 598 (2.89%) Tableau
8 445 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 363 (1.75%) Google
10 341 (1.65%) HP
11 325 (1.57%) ServiceNow
12 254 (1.23%) IBM
13 227 (1.10%) Adobe
14 205 (0.99%) Capita
15 200 (0.97%) Splunk
16 196 (0.95%) Apple
17 191 (0.92%) SolarWinds
18 158 (0.76%) Remedy
19 141 (0.68%) Red Hat
20 139 (0.67%) CheckPoint